SDGs

PM urges combined Asia-Pacific action for addressing water-related challenges

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Asia-Pacific countries to combine forces to share good practices, knowledge and technologies to help address their water-related common challenges.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Reclaiming our future

The Asia Pacific region is at a crossroads today—to further breakdown or breakthrough to a greener, better, safer future.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

PM urges combined Asia-Pacific action for addressing water-related challenges

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Asia-Pacific countries to combine forces to share good practices, knowledge and technologies to help address their water-related common challenges.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

How the SDG costing exercise can help meet the targets

The Sustainable Develop-ment Goals (SDGs) are some ambitious development objectives with a total of 17 goals with 169 targets spanning economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

End disparities

A citizen's platform yesterday called for an end to discrimination and ensuring equal access of all to economic and social

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

PM for Speakers' role in SDGs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the speakers and parliamentarians of South Asia for allocating budgets to enable the countries for the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Parliaments of S Asia must work jointly

Collaboration between the national parliaments is crucial to advancing a poverty-free South Asia in pursuance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Speakers of South Asian countries said yesterday at a summit in the city.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

The transformation to a more sustainable and just world begins now

Deadly conflicts, horrific terrorist attacks and a worsening global humanitarian crisis have dominated 2015. Yet this year also saw a number of major international breakthroughs, most recently with the Climate Agreement in Paris. But for these agreements to bring us closer to a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world, 2016 must be all about action and implementation.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Promises or Rhetoric: Climate change and SDG

Without changing the development paradigm, these expensive conferences, goals and agreements will only result in failure. Development must not be reduced to 'growth', and 'construction'.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Paris has to end with a firm decision

Present development model is not an option anymore: it is as unfair as it is unjust, and left unchecked will take us to an irreversible process of self-destruction.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Global Goals and Persons with Disabilities

An estimated one billion people with disabilities that constitute 15 percent of the world's population may have something to be...